ANA IFA WITH REFLEX TO CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE ANTIBODIES

Components
ANA IFA, Connective Tissue Disease Panel includes: Anti-SM, Anti-RNP, Anti-SSA, Anti-SSB, Anti-dsDNA, Anti-Scl-70, JO-1 IgG

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.8 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens

Methodology
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Stability
Room temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
ANA <1:80

Performed
Sunday-Thursday

Turnaround Time5 days
Test CodeANAR
CPT-4 Code (s)
ANA:   86039  
If reflexed:   86225, 86235 x 6, at an additional charge  
LOINC Codes
If reflexed:
ANA Titer:   33253-6  
ANA Screen:   59069-5  
RNP:   51928-0  
Sm:   43182-5  
SSA:   33569-5  
SSB:   29965-1  
DNA:   5130-0  
Scl-70:   27416-7  
JO1G:   35333-4  

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Medical
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